Category Archives: Maps

All crafts upcycling using maps

How To Make A Unique World Map Desk

Tutorial For A Custom Map Desk

My husband actually got quite sad about making this world map desk. The reason was because it was made specifically for a room that was changing from the kids play/PlayStation room into an adult chill space.

He didn’t like to...

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How To Make Pretty Map Luminary Bags

Brighten Up Your Home With Map Luminary Bags

Living in the Northern hemisphere, our winter evenings are long and dark. I love to brighten up my home with lots of indoor light decorations like these pretty map luminary bags.

Normally, I use those lovely copper string lights you can get like with my brilliant...

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Make Your Own Christmas Crackers With Old Maps

How To Make Your Own Christmas Crackers Using Vintage Maps

One of the best things about the Christmas dinner is the crackers on the table! And handmade Christmas crackers are the best!     Also, it's so easy to make your own Christmas crackers!     You can use paper that matches your Christmas table decor or personalize them by using...
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How To Make Paper Rosettes Decorations From Old Maps

Repurposed Map Rosettes for Christmas Decorations, Ornaments, and Present Toppers

If you look at many old roadmaps they are often printed in Christmassy colours (white, red and green)!. The backgrounds are white, forests and open spaces are green and major roads are printed in red. That's one of the reasons I decided to use them to...
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How To Make Unique Repurposed Wood Map Ornaments

Combine Old Road Maps and Scrap Wood To Make Map Ornaments

I couldn't decide whether these upcycled map ornaments where mountains or trees. I think they can be either depending on which side you put on show.     The grey roadmap looks more like mountains and the green roadmap side more like trees. Originally, these...
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